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'''John Wesley''' ( or ;. 2 March 1791) was an Anglican cleric and Christian theology|theologian who, with his brother Charles Wesley|Charles and fellow cleric George Whitefield, founded Methodism. Educated at Charterhouse School and Christ Church, Oxford, Wesley was elected a fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford in 1726 and ordination|ordained a priest two years later. He led the "Holy Club", a society formed for the purpose of study and the pursuit of a devout Christian life; it had been founded by his brother Charles, and counted George Whitefield among its members. After an unsuccessful ministry of two years at Savannah, Georgia|Savannah in the Georgia Colony, Wesley returned to London and joined a religious society led by Moravian Church|Moravian Christians. On 24 May 1738 he experienced what has come to be called his evangelicalism|evangelical conversion, when...
Honorific prefixThe Reverend
Pronunciation{{IPAc-en|'|dʒ|ɒ|n|_|ˈ|w|ɛ|s|l|i}} or {{IPAc-en|'|dʒ|ɒ|n|_|ˈ|w|ɛ|z|l|i}}
Birth placeEpworth, Lincolnshire, Kingdom of England|England
Death placeLondon, Kingdom of Great Britain|Great Britain
Alma materChrist Church, Oxford
Occupation{{hlist|Cleric|Theologian|Author}}
ChurchChurch of England
SpouseMary Vazeille
Parents{{nowrap|Samuel Wesley (poet)|Samuel and Susanna Wesley}}
SignatureAppletons' Wesley John signature.svg
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